Christian, ASD mom, and Published Author.
Jesus, my son, and Autism are my life's passions.
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Today, I want to talk about the label “Helicopter Parent.” It is a label that I cannot stand, but I will wear with pride. It is used a lot, when school staffers discuss ASD parents, who are in constant contact, requesting modifications, updates, meetings and accommodations for their children.
School Bullying and Autism
In this next part of my series about the struggles of children with High Functioning Autism, I would like to address bullying in school. I would like to thank my fellow Aspie mom, Karen West, for some of her bullying insight, that helped make this article possible.
Friendship and Autism
So, I will be doing a series of articles, about the struggles of those of us with High Functioning Autism. I really want to encourage you to share, to grow the awareness, and promote acceptance. As my first blog article stated, I am as Aspie. (See the link at the end) My son, who is 15 years old, is also HFA. He is my inspiration for what I am writing today, though I see a lot of it in myself, as well.
Guns, Little Word, Big Fear
Guns. To some, the word sends shivers and thoughts of bloody death and assault on little children. To others, the word sends nothing more than happy thoughts as they think of hunting and security. To me, the word sends my eyes rolling, and my head aching, as we continue to see such a loud debate in the media, both news and social.
The Wedding Cake Debacle
Let me start right off with this disclaimer: I am a Born Again Christian. It took me until I was 31 to find my life in Jesus, and though I am not currently in a church, I read my Bible every night, and talk to Him throughout the day. I am stone solid in my Bible-based beliefs.
Will Divsiveness Be the Terrorism That Ruins Our Nation?
All the divisive negativity on the interweb has got to stop! I have been saying it for about a decade now, getting louder as I go. It seems no one is listening. I decided to blog about it, to try to reach more "ears."